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AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

 

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. read more

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IMF Staff Team Completes Review Visit to the Central African Republic

  • IMF staff team and authorities reached broad agreement on policies which could form the basis for completing the third review.
  • Restoration of peace, redeployment of the state, and implementation of reforms will be key to ensure sustainable economic recovery.
  • The team encouraged the authorities to intensify revenue mobilization efforts, while reigning in parafiscal taxes which hamper private sector development.

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Samir Jahjah visited Bangui from September 22 to October 3 to conduct discussions on the third review of the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Mr. Roger Nord, Deputy Director of the IMF’s African Department, joined the team from September 22 to 26. Discussions will continue during the upcoming Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank (WB) from October 13–15. read more

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CAR: Food crisis looms

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Food assistance is emerging as an urgent humanitarian priority in the Central African Republic (CAR). Assessments carried out earlier this year show that many people cannot afford the little food that is available in markets, and that farmers have begun to eat the seeds that were meant for planting this season.
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Foy-Johnston Announces Acquisition of Reconnocance license in Cameroon

Foy-Johnston through its wholly owned subsidiary Cameroon Mines is involved in enhancing exploration and mining assets through diligent application of technical and commercial expertise for the benefit of all stakeholders of Foy-Johnston in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Cameroon Mines is a mining explorer and producer committed to developing strategic mining exploration and project opportunities in Gold, Precious gems, Rare Earth Metals and Platinum Group Metals. The Company has assembled an experienced group of individuals with broad local and international industry knowledge. Where it will assist to build shareholder value and help fast-track the development of its accumulated assets Cameroon Mines will also secure the participation and support of key strategic partners globally, who can provide tangible benefits towards achieving the Company’s goals. The company has already acquired a portfolio of Gold and Diamond exploration tenements in key mineral regions of Cameroon and Central African Republic. Website is www.cammines.com read more

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10 New Mobile Recharge Operators for Africa on MobileRecharge.com

MobileRecharge.com enhances its mobile recharge destination list by adding 10 new operators for South Africa and Central African Republic, Benin, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Somalia, Morocco and Tanzania.

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IMF Concludes ECF Review Mission to the Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic, November 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Norbert Toé visited Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), during October 24 to November 8, 2012 to conduct the first review of the three-year program supported under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The mission assessed progress achieved under the program as at June 30, 2012, updated program objectives for remainder of 2012 and discussed the government’s economic and financial policy objectives for 2013. read more

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World Bank provides US$15 million grant to build business and commercial laws in the OHADA Zone

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Joint mission of the United Nations and African Union to the areas affected by the LRA

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, January 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Central Africa and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), Mr. Abou Moussa, embarks on a mission to the areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) from 3 to 7 January 2012. It is a joint mission with Mr. Francisco Madeira, Special Envoy of the African Union (AU) for the LRA. read more

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